Herbert E. “Bud” Scruggs

H.E. “Bud” Scruggs played a key leadership role as a senior executive at Leucadia National Corporation for over a decade. He has an extensive background advising high-net-worth families and their respective companies.

Mr. Scruggs is currently a director of The Build Group (investing in high-growth technology firms), Avalon Advisors (Houston-based investment & advisory firm) and Snowbird Ski Resort. He has extensive experience as a director of both public and private companies, including Linkem (an Italian internet provider), American Investment Bank, Barbados Light & Power, Conwed Plastics, Crystal Peak Minerals, Steward Partners Global Advisory, Fortescue Metals Group (one of the largest mining companies in Australia), Poseidon Nickel, Deseret Morning News, Empire Insurance, and MK Gold – including experience on multiple audit and executive committees.

Previously, Mr. Scruggs served as Chief of Staff to Governor Norman Bangerter and was a co-founder and partner with Governor Michael Leavitt of the Public Affairs Advisory Group. He received his JD from BYU’s J. Reuben Clark Law School and a degree in Political Science from Brigham Young University.